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1 October 2004

[PDF] Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence [OGEL] - Special Feature on Corporate Social Responsibility

Author: Christine Batruch (Lundin Petroleum) & Ayesha Dias (UNDP), eds., in Oil, Gas & Energy Law Intelligence [OGEL]

[special issue of OGEL with articles on human rights, environmental and development impacts of oil & gas sector, including discussion of numerous codes and principles] [refers to Shell, BP, Statoil, Norsk Hydro, ChevronTexaco, ExxonMobil, Talisman...

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25 February 2004

Code of Practice [on Age Diversity in Employment] and guidance [UK]

Author: UK Department for Work and Pensions

The Code of Practice on Age Diversity in Employment is a voluntary set of Good Practice standards to help employers recognise the business benefits of an age-diverse workforce. The Code encourages employers to make decisions that do not discriminate...

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25 February 2004

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31 January 2004

Enabling Corporate Investment in Peace: An Assessment of Voluntary Initiatives Addressing Business and Violent Conflict, and a Framework for Policy Decision-making

Author: Jason Switzer, International Institute for Sustainable Development, and Halina Ward, International Institute for Environment and Development

This report has two aims. First, to review the provisions of voluntary codes, guidelines and initiatives that address the relationship between business activities and violent civil conflict. Second, to make suggestions on a framework for public policy...

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21 December 2003

Corporate Voluntarism and Human Rights: The Adequacy and Effectiveness of Voluntary Self-Regulation Regimes

Author: Penelope Simons, School of Social Sciences and Law, Oxford Brookes University, UK, in Relations industrielles: Équité, efficience, éthique ? La régulation sociale de l'entreprise mondialisée

This article reviews and assesses the language, human rights content and compliance mechanisms of the voluntary policies and/or codes developed by a number of corporations, industry groups, intergovernmental organizations and multistakeholder...

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4 March 2003

Gold Discovered Beneath Ghana's Forest Reserves

Author: Mike Anane, Environment News Service

Dozens of bulldozers and excavators belonging to five multinational mining companies operating in Ghana [Chirano Goldmines (95% owned by Red Back Mining), Satellite Goldfields, Nevsun/AGC, Birim/AGC, Newmont Ghana (part of Newmont)] are poised to tear...

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3 January 2003

Australia To Require Investment Firms to Disclose How They Take SRI into Account

Author: William Baue, SocialFunds.com

A 2002 Australian law that requires all investment firms to disclose how they take socially responsible investment issues into consideration will take effect in March 2003...In March 2002, the Australian government passed the Financial Services Reform...

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1 January 2002

[PDF] "Being positive about age diversity at work: A practical guide for business"

Author: UK Department for Work and Pensions

The Code of Practice on Age Diversity in Employment [UK] is a voluntary set of Good Practice standards to help employers recognise the business benefits of an age-diverse workforce. The Code encourages employers to make decisions that do not...

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